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External Representation

AMDEA has representatives on many stakeholder groups. The main ones are listed below.

IEC: International Electrotechnical Commission

TC 59*Performance of Household Appliances
TC 61*Safety of Household Appliances
SC 77ALow Frequency EMC
TC111*Environmental standards for electrical and electronic products and systems
Working Group
TC 61 MT4Resistance to Heat and Fire
* And Subcommittees and Working Groups

CISPR: International Special Committee on Radio Interference

CISPR/FHigh Frequency appliance-related EMC

CENELEC: European Committee for Electrotechnical Standardization

TC 59X*Performance of Appliances
TC 61*Safety of Appliances
TC111X*Environmental Standards
TC61 WG1Relations between standardization and legislation

BSI: British Standards Institution

L/4Briefing Committee for ACOS
CPL/59Performance of Appliances
CPL/59/1Home Laundry Appliances
CPL/59/13Refrigeration Appliances
CPL/61Safety of Electrical Appliances
CPL/61/07Heating Appliance Group
CPL/61/14Home Laundry and Dishwashing Machines
EPL/108Safety of Domestic Electronics Equipment
GEL/111Environmental Standards for Electrical and Electronic Equipment
CPL/61/01Motorised Appliance Group (Chair)
* AMDEA is involved in many other committees – this only lists those we chair..

Government Department Groups

BEIS & Defra Joint Working Groups
Refrigeration Industry Group
  1. F-Gas Group
  2. Eco design Group
BEIS Working Groups
Electronics Regulatory Group
  1. Low Voltage Directive
  2. EMC Directive
  3. ConCAss (Conformity Assessment New Approach)
  4. Market Surveillance co-ordination
  5. WEEE

AMDEA is also a member of a number of other organisations and these are listed in alphabetical order below.

ACRIB (Air Conditioning and Refrigeration Industry Board)
APPLiA - Home Appliance Europe. This is the European Trade Association for our industry. There are two categories of members – manufacturing companies and national trade associations. APPLiA deals with the European Commission on behalf of the industry as a whole so it plays a vital role in co-ordinating a pan-industry response to proposed legislation.
COCAA (Carbon Monoxide Consumer Awareness Alliance)
CBI (Confederation of British Industry)
Gas Safe Register
HEEST (Household Electrical and Electronic Servicing Training Forum)
Microwave Technologies Association
National Food Waste Programme